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Weightlifter Sohrab Moradi wins second gold medal for Iran at Rio 2016

PayvandNews – Iran’s weightlifter Sohrab Moradi has lifted a total of 403 kilograms at the 94-kilogram category of Rio 2016 Olympics Games, and won the second gold medal for the Iranian squad at the world’s biggest sporting event on August 14, 2016. Iran’s weightlifter Sohrab Moradi On Friday, Iran won its first gold in the games as weightlifter Kianoush Rostami …

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Activist For Women’s Rights In Iran Asked Not To Hold Sign At Olympics

RFL/RE – An activist says she will continue to bring a banner calling for gender equality in Iran to Olympic events despite being asked to abandon the sign. Iranian-born Darya Safai was questioned by security officials when she came to an Iranian men’s volleyball match at a Rio de Janeiro arena on August 13 with a sign that read “Let …

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Weekly report on Human Right Violations in Iran 12th August 2016

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Iran: Corruption Scandal Makes Headlines Again, Khamenei Holds Rouhani’s Administration Accountable

aawsat- Iran’s Attorney-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri recently exposed details on a judiciary investigation featuring 1,600 top Iranian officials suspected of involvement in rampant corruption scandal. For his part, Iranian Presidential Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian rejected all criticism directed at Rouhani’s administration against the soundness of the landed ‘landmark’ nuclear deal. “The nuclear deal, all the way from the negotiations …

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Iran Investigates If Series of Oil Industry Accidents Were Caused by Cyber Attack

TIME – A series of fires and explosions in recent weeks has killed one and caused major damage After weeks of speculation on the cause of an unprecedented string of fires and explosions in major Iranian oil and gas facilities, Iran’s Supreme National Cyberspace Council has said that it is looking into cyber-attacks as a possible cause. “Special teams will …

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